Spectacular Sunrise in Reykjavík

Vala Hafstað

Yesterday’s sunrise in Reykjavík was absolutely spectacular. A most beautiful red cover of clouds with a bright yellow pattern was spread all over the eastern sky, casting a reddish light into the houses. The spectacle was at a peak around 8:30 am, when many residents rushed out to take pictures.

Most museums are closed these days, but when Mother Nature mixes her colors, we can all enjoy her amazing work.

Those who woke up too late to witness the splendor saw picture after picture of it on social media. Here are some examples from Instagram, with the hashtag #sólarupprás (meaning sunrise), collected by mbl.is:

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#sunrise #sólarupprás #norðurbakkinn

A post shared by Birgitta Sóley Birkisdóttir (@birgittasoley) on Oct 27, 2020 at 2:22am PDT

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Sólarupprás í Reykjavík #reykjavik #iceland #morningglory #morningsunrise #sólarupprás

A post shared by Jóhanna María (@johannamariath) on Oct 27, 2020 at 1:46am PDT

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#sólarupprás var æðisleg 🔥

A post shared by Rakel Alansdóttir (@rakelkrieger) on Oct 27, 2020 at 2:14am PDT



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